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Archive for July, 2016

Saint Damien

In 2001, Saint Damien won the OBS Champion Stakes and ran 2nd in the Illinois Derby. He ran nine times that year and for four more years with lifetime earning of $402,000. After 55 starts, his career ended at Suffolk Downs. Luckily he ended up at TRF where he will have a home for life. […]

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Birthday Girl Sponsors Quite Rightly

By Susan Salk on July 29, 2016 Quite Rightly meets his 10-year-old sponsor Sara Linsner. A Long Island elementary school grad and her parents drove nearly five hours last month to meet a stakes placed great-grandson of Triple Crown winner Affirmed, the newest member of their family. Though the horse is not famous, and the […]

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Convicts empathize with forsaken OTTBs

July 11, 2016 Lexington, KY – In a twist of fate, men at the Blackburn Correctional Facility in TRF’s Second Chances program who may have awoken on June 28th, 2016 questioning their own self worth, were entrusted with a life or death mission – to nurse to health six starved horses who were deemed the […]

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